Innovative Solutions & Support (IS&S) has received FAA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for its Auto Throttle System and Standby Display Unit (SDU) incorporated into its Integrated Flight Management System (IFMS).
Now available in a customizable app are Sporty’s Aircraft Checklists for iPhone and iPad.
One of our favorite people, LeRoy Brown, has released his biography: “From Cropduster to Airline Captain: The Biography of Captain Leroy H. Brown.”
OK, definitely not GA, but still pretty cool: Model Kate Upton and Sports Illustrated (SI) shot part of the famous swimsuit issue in a specially modified Boeing 727 owned by Zero Gravity Corp. to provide FAA-approved weightless flights for the public. There’s even a video of the shoot.
The second annual PS-28 Cruiser Cup will be held in the United Kingdom Aug. 29-31, according to officials with Czech Sport Aircraft.
Quest Aircraft Co. has received FAA approval for an increase of 565 pounds to the maximum landing weight of the Kodiak. With the increase, the landing weight is now 7,255 pounds, same as the aircraft’s maximum takeoff weight.
Governor Dennis Daugaard has issued a proclamation designating Feb. 20 as “Civil Air Patrol Day” in South Dakota.
More than 700 student teams representing 48 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands are preparing for the 2014 Team America Rocketry Challenge, the world’s largest student rocket contest and a key piece of the aerospace industry’s strategy to build a stronger U.S. workforce in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
A webinar on “Extreme Cross-Country Planning: Around the World or to the Moon & Mars” will be held Monday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. (EST), hosted by Capt. Judy Rice and Navigator Fred Nauer of the upcoming Think Global Flight — a round the world trip designed to promote STEM education.